In social networks, many Internet users praised the restaurant’s decision and pointed to the authorities’ permission with informal commerce.
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This Tuesday, one of the five branches Sonora Grill Opened despite Red traffic lights, Woke up with Closing of tickets. The chain defined executives a day earlier by resuming operations at its restaurants. This is as opposed to stopping them from serving dinner at their facilities, while street vendors are tolerated.
The branch just ends when the restaurant area has come together under the motto #AbrirOMorir, To advocate for the reopening of establishments.
Sonora Grill On Monday, it announced its plans, the same day restaurant industry employees in Mexico City and the state of Mexico created a ‘Cesarolozzo’. The main demand is that they be considered essential occupations and allowed to work to survive.
Due to difficult circumstances, we as an individual and as a union, the Sonora Grill Group has decided to open.
– Sonora Grill Group (@SonoraGGroup) January 11, 2021
The company confirmed that the officers Mayor Miguel Hidalgo and INVEA Closed Miana Branch. In the statement, Sonora Grill Regrettably, establishments that follow all sanitation measures are being punished, while informality is allowed.
“There are different locations in the same city hall with street vendors with no safety or care, where people congregate with the risk of spreading infection and who don’t have clearance or full supervision, for example in Lincoln Park Is tyingusen “ , It reads in tweet.
“At the Sonora Grill group, we want to take care of all protocols, we are not the source of contagion and we have contributed to what the authorities have asked us since the first day of this epidemic, but today we are at the border of this country. For the restaurant industry and we ask you to listen to make better roads for all ” , The company said.
We call upon the public and officials, who have closed our branch despite compliance with their requests. #Mayana Shopping Center. @ Claudiasin @Televisa @Azteca @ImagenTVMex @AristeguiOnline @CarlosLoret @Reforma @ Excelsior @El_Universal_Mx . pic.twitter.com/U0MDVU0PQP
– Sonora Grill Group (@SonoraGGroup) January 12, 2021
The restaurant’s decision and the action of local authorities sparked controversy on the social network. Many internet users Expressed solidarity with Sonora Grill And the entire association using hashtags #YoApoyoALosRestauranteros
Mayor Miguel Hidalgo A warning was also sent to Fisher’s Restaurant in Polanco, which became involved in the task of challenging the red light.
Mayor Miguel Hidalgo officials have warned Fishers Restaurant in Polanco not to honor the red traffic lights.
Via Mayor Miguel Hidalgo. pic.twitter.com/d5XBZjyk8N
– Arturo Ordaz (@arturoordaz_) January 11, 2021
for its part, Mexico City Administrative Verification Institute (INVEA) Announced that the verification staff continues to monitor it Restaurant Comply with health measures And only offer Take-out or home delivery service.
From March 2020 to date, approximately 13,500 restaurants have gone bankrupt to prevent coronovirus infections. This week, the prestigious Cafe La Pagoda in the historic center of CDMX, Announced that she would close her doors indefinitely.
“Our working capital has already gone out. From small campuses to large chains, we have paid more than we have entered. Formal restaurants continue to pay taxes, cover social security and comply with all our obligations. “ , Raul Ramirez Degolado, general director of the restaurant El Bazio Explained to Entrepreneur en Español “The time limit has come. There is water up our throat. We have to open. Where are we going to get more money The